Monthly Archives: January 2015

Winter 2015 Announcements

Please welcome our new associate, Eric A. Deutsch, to the firm!  Eric practices in both the firm’s consumer lending regulatory compliance and civil litigation areas.  A recipient of the Isaac Bashevis Singer Scholarship and an Edward T. Foote Fellow, Eric

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Winter 2015 Announcements

We are proud to announce that Sharmin Arefin is the current Chairperson of the Automotive Resource Network (ARN) Auto Dealership Committee. ARN is a membership organization of automotive professionals. Its mission is to drive automotive excellence and foster the development

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ComplyShare’s Comprehensive Compliance Manuals Are Now Available!

Need a compliance policy but not sure where to start? Or, does yours need a face lift? Whether you’re a bank or an independent mortgage company, ComplyShare has the tool for you! ComplyShare offers a Mortgage Lending Policy Manual and

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Winter 2015 Hot Topics

The National Association of Realtors® recently published the following guidance regarding Marketing Services Agreements: RESPA DO’S FOR MSAs Real estate brokers and agents must comply with the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, or RESPA, which prohibits brokers and agents from

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Winter 2015 Federal Highlights

CFPB Bulletin – Social Security Disability Income Verification  The CFPB issued a compliance bulletin regarding the obligations of creditors under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B (together, “ECOA”) regarding the consideration of public assistance income and relevant standards

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Winter 2015 Multi-State Legislation

Updated NMLS Call Reports NMLS Release 2015.1 The Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (“NMLS”) is updating the Mortgage Call Report (“MCR”), which state-licensed entities use to report quarterly residential mortgage loan activity data and annual data regarding financial condition

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Winter 2015 States In Brief

Connecticut Department of Banking Memo  On October 1, 2014, the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Banking clarified its mortgage servicer licensing requirements. Both purchasers of mortgage servicing rights and purchasers of mortgage loans who hire licensed mortgage servicers to

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Winter 2015 “Talking The Talk”

Terry Franzén will be speaking at the following events: January 29-30, ACI’s Consumer Finance Class Actions and Litigation Conference, New York City; Topic: Student and Auto Loans, the Rise in Enforcement and Litigation by the CFPB, Disparate Impact Claims, and

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Invitation to Attend MBAG’s Education & Trade Show, and CBANC’s TRID Webinar

Please join us at MBAG’s Broker/Lender Education & Trade Show this Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. Loretta Salzano will be among the presenters at three of the four sessions. Hot topics will

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Invitation to Attend ACI’s Class Actions & Litigation Conference at a Discount

I will be speaking at ACI’s Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigations Conference on April 13-14, 2015 in Los Angeles. This conference is going the extra mile to bring you the highest level government and judicial insights and maximum networking

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